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Sunday, November 8, 2015

How to Get Rid of VideoStripe Popups - Removal Guides

Seeing VideoStripe, you may think it is a normal video provider. However, it is an adware that is able to show pop-up ads onto your browsers, no matter how powerful they are. It is troublesome to have it install on your PC. Thus, it is wise to get rid of it from your PC the time you notice it.

More details of VideoStripe

VideoStripe pretends to be a useful program that is able to supply you with movies for free, since it states that it has a wonderful movie database that enable you to enjoy various movies for free. However, it is dangerous to let it stay in your PC, because all kinds of adverts will be popped up on your PC and clicking on the ads may link you to other unwanted websites as well. The solitary aim of this pest is to earn profits from innocent users to lure their attention on the ads. VideoStripe can be added to all kinds of browsers like Google, IE, Firefox, Yahoo and so on. The worst thing is that it is able to collect your sensitive information and sent it to commercial companies to get profits. You may find that various ads are showed on your computer according to your interests.

Usually, VideoStripe is distributed with the help of free applications, sharing programs or software that are pirated. It is wise not to download media player, PDF creator on unwanted websites. You may get your PC infected and trigger series problems on it. To stop the invasion of this pest, you have to choose Custom or Advanced installation process and never rush too fast and skip the steps to avoid the bundling pest. Check carefully step by step. If you notice VideoStripe, or other unwanted program, deselect them immediately.

Solutions to remove VideoStripe popups

In this post, there will be two solutions to remove VideoStripe popups:

1. Remove VideoStripe popups manually.

2. Remove VideoStripe popups by using SpyHunter anti-malware.

Instructions to Get Rid of VideoStripe popups

Method 1:  VideoStripe popups  Manual Deletion

Step 1: Stop related running processes in Windows Task Manager first.
( Methods to open Task Manager: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC or Press the Start button->click on the Run option->Type in taskmgr and press OK.)

Step 2: Remove VideoStripe popups extension or add-ons from your browsers.

Internet Explorer

1) Start Internet Explorer and choose “Tools “>”Manage add-ons”.
2) Choose “Toolbars and Extensions”, then find and remove related programs.

3) Restart browser to complete the whole process.

Mozilla Firefox

1) Start Firefox and choose” Tools” > “Add-ons”> ‘Extensions’.
2) Search for related items and remove them.

3) Restart Firefox to complete the process.

Google Chrome

1) Open Google Chrome and click on “Wrench” or “bar” icon in top right corner.
2) Choose “Settings” > “Extensions”, then find and delete add-ons.

3) Restart the browser to complete the whole process.

Step 3: Open Control Panel in Start menu and search for Folder Options. When you’re in Folder Options window, please click on its View tab, tick Show hidden files and folders and non-tick Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then press OK.

Step 4: Go to the Registry Editor and remove all the infection registry entries listed here:

(Steps: Hit Win+R keys and then type regedit in Run box to search)

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main "Start Page" = "http://www.<random>.com/?type=hp&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Search "CustomizeSearch" = "http://www.<random>.com/web/?type=ds&ts=<timestamp>&from=tugs&uid=<hard drive id>&q={searchTerms}"

Step 5: All the infection associated files listed below need to be removed:

C:\Program Files\<random>

Method  2: Automatic Removal with SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a world-famous real-time malware protection and removal tool, which is designed to detect , remove and protect your PC from the latest malware attacks, such as Trojans, worms, rootkits, rogue viruses, browser hijacker, ransomware, adware, key-loggers, and so forth. To keep SpyHunter Anti-malware on your computer is an important way to protect your computer in a good condition. Please find the instruction as follow. 

Step 1: Press the following button to download SpyHunter.

Step 2: Save it into your computer and click on the Run choice to install it step by step.

Step 3: Click Finish then you can use it to scan your computer to find out potential threats by pressing Scan computer now!

Step 4: Tick Select all and then Remove to delete all threats.

Guide to download RegCure Pro to optimize PC 

If you are still worried about the left over of VideoStripe popups and want to clean all the unwanted registry entries,  it is recommended to use RegCure Pro.

Step 1. Install and launch RegCure Pro on your PC.

Step 2.  Select "Yes" to download and install RegCure Pro.


Step 3. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 4. RegCure Pro will open automatically on your screen.

RegCure Pro

 Step 5. RegCure Pro is scanning your PC for error.

 RegCure Pro2

Step 6. After scanning, choose the issues you want to fix. 


 Manual removal VideoStripe popups refers to key parts of computer system. Any error step may lead to system crash. If you don’t have sufficient expertise in dealing with the manual removal. Install Spyhunter can be your better choice, because it is capable of auto-detecting and removing viruses. You can also Download RegCure Pro to help you optimize the computer.

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